A bust of a young King Tutankhamun sold for £4.7 million at a Christie’s auction on 4th July 2019, despite protests from Cairo that the relic may have been stolen. Egypt has long demanded the return of artifacts taken by archaeologists and imperial adventurers.
Why must we always link such finds to big discoveries overseas? Surely we should be thinking about what they can tell us about our own history.
Now to find out what's inside...